A hard-working violent intruder preparedness training and consulting firm. Established in 2013, we hit the ground running with our direct approach to providing violent intruder preparedness, prevention and response solutions, training, drills and exercises, vulnerability and threat assessments—we offer our clients the full package.
Kerry Harris is a retired 31-year law enforcement veteran, with a background as a SWAT team leader/tactical commander, Terrorism Liaison Officer, and municipal Emergency Manager, as well as serving in Patrol, Investigations, Media Relations, Training and Community Services.
After the Columbine High School tragedy, Kerry worked with local law enforcement to create the Santa Clara County (CA) Law Enforcement Response to an Active Shooter protocol. Based on that protocol, Kerry led the development and training of his police agency in active shooter response.
After Columbine until his retirement from law enforcement in 2013, Kerry was the principal trainer for the school districts in his jurisdiction, and participated in the evolution of active shooter/violent intruder response procedures for schools and other organizations.
Kerry has been teaching as a contractor for training companies since 2010, in California and across the U.S., providing violent intruder response instruction, drill development and threat assessments for schools, colleges and universities, hospitals, law enforcement and the private sector.
Besides violent intruder prevention and response, Kerry is a certified instructor for ICS/SEMS/NIMS, terrorism and weapons of mass destruction, emergency management, CERT and workplace violence, providing training to government, as well as corporate and community organizations throughout the United States.
Kerry is employed by the Santa Clara County Fire Department as the Emergency Services Coordinator for the communities of Los Gatos and Monte Sereno, California.
Kerry is married, has two adult sons, and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
“We're a growing firm providing violent intruder preparedness training and vulnerability and threat assessments. We look forward to meeting you and your team and helping you define your goals, develop solutions - and realize them! So what are you waiting for, let's meet"
Kerry Harris, Founder
National Violent Intruder Preparedness Solutions
Daniel Davis retired in 2012 as Police Chief after a 28-year law enforcement career. Dan was one commander of a Critical Response Unit and served in Investigations, K-9, Traffic, Motorcycle and Bicycle Patrol, Dispatch, Training and Community Services.
Since 2012 Dan has served as an instructor in California and across the U.S., providing violent intruder prevention and response training, drill and exercise development services, threat and vulnerability assessments for schools, colleges, universities, hospitals, law enforcement and the private sector.
Besides violent intruder response training, Dan is skilled in crime prevention, emergency planning, crime trend analysis, interrogation techniques, workplace violence prevention, dignitary protection, critical incident response, major event planning and emergency planning.
Dan is also a certified instructor for SEMS/NIMS and provides training to government, corporate and community organizations throughout the United States.
Ralph Cole retired from the Broadmoor Police Department in 2007 after over 32 years of service. Ralph served the department as a Police Officer, Detective, Sergeant, Lieutenant and retired as a Commander. Working in a small urban police department he got experience in all phases and activities of Law Enforcement including Critical Incident Response. During his career Ralph focused on Community Oriented Policing providing specific Personal Protection Education to his community.
Since retirement in 2007 Ralph has provided Violent Intruder Prevention and Response training and vulnerability and threat assessments throughout the United States for government agencies, health care facilities, educational facilities ranging from pre-school through university, and business and industry.
Ralph lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife of 36 years.